Tag Archives: ipod

Nano Recall

The only Apple product I’ve ever owned. (It was a gift.)

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Microsoft To Kill The Zune

I’m just surprised that it lasted five years.

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TV Hat

It’s a real thing. I guess, maybe, on a plane, it might be workable. Not entirely sure about the guy on the bike.

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If You Can’t Fix It, You Don’t Own It

Electronics self-repair site iFixit has issued a manifesto against Apple and other manufacturers that purposely create products that thwart any repair attempts by their owners. An excerpt: Manufacturers push new models every year with just enough style tweaks to make our last one feel obsolete. They use legal threats to keep repair manuals away from us and deploy so-called ‘security ...

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CHINA: Suicides Plague Apple Factory

Workers at a massive Apple factory in China are killing themselves at an alarming rate. Eight employees have offed themselves since the beginning of the year. With 400,000 workers, Foxconn makes the iPhone and iPod, as well as devices for other electronics companies. For those who believe the spate of suicides is statistically in line, given how many people work ...

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Where The Fanboys Live

According to a survey of the 206 top metropolitan areas in the U.S., the #1 market for owning any Apple product is, surprise, the Bay Area. Fortune reports: In a report issued Friday, Experian Simmons surveyed 206 so-called DMAs (designated market areas, or what we used to call “cities”) and identified those that have the highest concentration of Apple (AAPL) ...

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Apple Buys Lala, Streaming iTunes Next?

Apple has agreed to purchase the streaming music venture Lala, bringing speculation that iTunes may add its own streaming function. LaLa fills a big hole in Apple’s digital music strategy and could bring streaming down music from the cloud into iTunes-ready devices everywhere. Integrating Lala’s ad-free music service — which stores music collections online and sells streaming songs at a ...

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Apple Debuts iPod Nano That Shoots Video, Plays Radio, Feeds Cat

At today’s product launch thingy in California, Apple debuted a new iPod Nano with tons of new features. Apple today introduced the new iPod nan, adding a video camera, mic and speaker to the world’s most popular music player. Music lovers can now shoot video wherever they are, view it on their iPod nano and use their computers to easily ...

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iPod Death Watch

Maybe you don’t wanna know, but head over to iPod Death Watch and enter your iPod’s serial number for an estimate of how many days you’ve got left with your digital lover. According to the site, I’ve got 633 days on my brand new iPod, my third, provided it doesn’t meet the same fate as my first. What a racket!

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